True, a lot of American universities have Olympic athletes. But not many of them have Olympic athletes who are 47 years old electrical engineering professors. And only one university in the world, my alma mater, has an Olympic athlete representing Thailand.
"I think it's impossible" to win, Dussault said. "That's why I say, 'If I win, it will be a Frassati miracle.'"
I don't know what the Congregation for the Causes of Saints would have to say about that, though perhaps they should check with the bookies. SportingOdds.com lists bets for 27 skiers, with odds of up to 100-to-1, and her name isn't on the list.
And though it would be super awesome cool if Rebecca Dussault did win, or even medal, it's still pretty cool that such a longshot is given such a nice write-up in the Post, and that her devotion to Bl. Pier Giorgio is handled so respectfully.